Advent and the Attitude of Joy ()Gus Gill, December 15, 2019
Part of the Sunday Morning Service series
Luke 1 and 2
1. The joy of celebrating and anticipating the birth of our Savior Jesus.
A. Joy as a calm delight with great gladness. Luke 1: 8-14.
B. The Shepherds response. Luke 2: 7-13.
C. Joy even in a baby in the womb. Luke 1: 39-44.
1. The fruit of the Spirit. Galatians 5: 22-23.
2. The joy of confidently trusting Jesus our Lord no matter the circumstances.
A. The great joy of the Apostle Paul. Philippians 1: 15-18.
B. The difficult circumstances of the early church. Acts 8: 1-4; James 1: 2-4.
C. Rick Warrens definition of joy: “ Joy is the settled assurance that God is in control
of all the details of my life, the quiet confidence that ultimately everything is going to
be alright. And the choice to praise God in every situation. “
3. Application- Learning to live and choose an attitude of joy.
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